Welcome to ILN-terviews, a series of profiles of ILN member firm attorneys, designed to give a unique insight into the lawyers who make up our Network. For our latest interview, we chose ILN member, Paul Feldman of our newest member firm, Davis, Malm & D’Agostine in Boston.
In one sentence, how would you describe your practice?
I have a business practice specializing in real estate, environmental, and contract disputes.
Who would be your typical client?
Large publically traded companies and mid-sized closely held companies.
What would you like clients and potential clients to know about you?
My style of practice is to get the job done effectively and efficiently.
What has been your most challenging case? Why?
A multi-million dollar contract dispute, that involved calculating damages by analyzing some 80,000 transactions.
What has been your proudest moment as a lawyer?
The US First Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a trial judge’s jury instruction in a copyright infringement case I tried resulting in a new trial and a favorable outcome for the client.
What do you do when you’re not practicing law?
I spend time with my family, attempt to play golf and frequently attend music concerts.
What would surprise people most about you?
Despite my Type A personality and aggressive advocacy for my clients, I am a softie.
What has been your most memorable ILN experience?
The Saturday evening dinner at the Palace in Lisbon.
What career would you have chosen if you weren’t a lawyer?
I love seeing things built- a real estate developer or architect.
If a movie were made of your life, who would you want to play you?
How would you like to be remembered?
Great dad and husband.